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Another grave in Borum Eshøj

The three oak-coffin graves were not the only burials in Borum Eshøj. In the top of the barrow lay a burial from the Late Bronze Age. At that time the dead were cremated. During the excavation burnt bones were found in the remains of a small wooden box, an ‘urn’ of wood. Other finds included a miniature sword, a razor, tweezers and a button with a long point. All the objects were coated with gold sheet. The furnishings show that another high-ranking man had been buried in the barrow.

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